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Kalani blitzes McKinley with strong second half


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POSTED: Tuesday, February 03, 2009

After scoring only five points in the opening quarter, Kalani stepped it up in the second half to beat McKinley 70-55 last night in Oahu Interscholastic Association girls basketball at Kalani.

The Falcons outscored the Tigers 47-28 in the second half.

Kalani hit 7 of its 10 3-pointers in the second half, led by Ashlyn Onaga's 17 second-half points and Violet Alama's 15 points after the break.

Onaga finished with a game-high 24 points, followed by Alama's 21.


                                                                                                                                                           
McKinley (7-3)
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Kalani (5-5)
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KALANI—Violet Alama 21, Ashlyn Onaga 24, Jamie Higa 14, Kelsie Maslanka 0, Corie Kuia 6, Kiera Iinuma 0, Christina Sasano 0, Kristi Belshe 0, Tiare Maafala 2, Tiffany Liao 0, Joyce Lam 0, Hikaru Kumagai 3.

MCKINLEY—Emerenciana Rayes 0, Kylie Sato 18, Ashley Gravley 4, Tatiana Dinson 9, Brenda Walker 8, Hanna Yoo 2, Jorina Faletoi 12, Jackie Tihano 2.

3-point goals—Kalani 10 (Onaga 4, Higa 4, Kumagai, Kuia), McKinley 2 (Sato 2).

Junior varsity—Kalani 32, McKinley 20

 

OIA Red west

Pearl City 37, Waianae 30
The Chargers outscored the Seariders 14-2 in the second quarter and Jordan Ahakuelo had 10 of her 16 points to give Pearl City a comfortable advantage going into the second half.

Ahakuelo scored a game-high 16 points.

Beverly Madrird led Waianae with eight points.

                                                                                                                                                   
Pearl City (6-4)
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Waianae (0-11)9210930

PEARL CITY—Abigail Bala 0, Charmagne Monis 4, Ashley Goto 0, Shanise Gabriel-Yomes 4, Victoria Victor 0, Glacen Florita 5, Sasha Kamalii 0, Jordan Ahakuelo 16, Keshia Manning 8, Leina Basques 0, Emme Cabrejos 0.

WAIANAE—Alisa Tupuola 2, Alesa Ramaila 3, Emma Atiga 4, Maili Enos-Branigan 6, Beverly Madrid 8, Genevieve Cuesta 4, Evalani Yoshimura 0, Shantel Bucker 3, Emma Tanoi 0.

3-point goals—Pearl City 4 (Ahakuelo 3, Florita), Waianae 1 (Madrid).

Junior varsity—Pearl City 38, Waianae 20

 

OIA White

Kahuku 83, Leilehua 56
Nile Te'o and Vaimalama Tito combined for 18 first-quarter points and the Red Raiders outscored the Mules 52-27 in the first half en route to a commanding win, the teams' ninth straight victory.

Te'o finished with 23 points to lead Kahuku.

Leilehua's Ashley Gonzales scored a team-high 16 points.

                                                                                                                                                           
Kahuku (10-1)
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Leilehua (6-4)
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KAHUKU—Nile Te'o 23, Vaimalama Tito 17, Temutisa Te'o 2, Maria Tonga 6, Lavania Latu 9, Jessica Falemalu 7, Jovan Falemalu 8, Uluakimata Tonga 6, Rachel Tailele 3, Hi'ilei Cummings 2, Vaunelle Hingano 0.

LEILEHUA—Ciara Paracualles 1, Ashley Gonzales 16, Chelsy Fontes 2, Patricia Lindo 9, Alaina Johnson 0, Starr Hayashida 3, Vanessa Bocobo 1, Kehau Rivera 3, Keke Moala 2, Michelle Fletcher 3, Mariyah Tamaalemalo 5, Toe Motu 6, Brittney Taufui 0, Carline Wilson 0, Alondra Hooks 5.

3-point goals—Kahuku 12 (N. Te'o 6, Tito 3, Latu, Je. Falemalu, Jo. Falemalu), Leilehua 1 (Lindo).

Junior varsity—Kahuku 54, Leilehua 35

  Kalaheo 67, Waialua 24
The Mustangs dominated the Bulldogs in the first half, outscoring Waialua 40-8 and cruising to an easy win.

Kaua Cale and Mele Adams combined to outscore the entire Waialua squad with 16 and 12 points apiece to lead Kalaheo.

                                                                                                                                                           
Waialua (1-8)
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Kalaheo (6-4)
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WAIALUA—Deja Lunasco 0, Christel Banis 2, Cassie Hoku Ho 5, Courtney Kildar 5, Gabby Maxwell 0, Cristalyn Moniz 2, Alyssiah Hernandez 1, Savannah Ash 7, Shaurice Talaroc 2.

KALAHEO—Nicole Cobb 10, Hiilei Olsen 2, Kamele Perry 8, Caira Pires 5, Mele Adams 12, Kourtni Thomas 6, Kaua Cale 16, Jordy Smith 8.

3-point goals—Waialua 3 (Ho, Kilday, Ash), Kalaheo 6 (Adams 3, Cale 2, Thomas).